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Maggie Murphy's home
Additional title: Behind a grammar schoolhouse ina double tenement, I live with my old mother and always pay the rent. [first line]
Additional title: On Sunday night, 'tis my delight and pleasure don't you see. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Reilly and the 400. Maggie Murphy's Home. [uniform title]
Braham, David, 1838-1905 (Composer)
Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911 (Lyricist)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Jerry Vogel Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Songs, Irish
Content: Cover illustration (of a more recent vintage) shows images and titles of four songs in the series: Shine on harvest moon, Tarara boom-de-ay, Give my regards to Broadway, and Maggie Murphy's home. The illustration for Maggie Murphy's home shows a party at a home with men in suits, women in evening dresses, and a man playing the piano in the distant background.
Statement of responsibility: words by Edward Harrigan ; music by Dave Braham.
Date: Copyright date: 1938
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5d80dae0-c58d-012f-4d34-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1838: Creator Born
  • 1890: Issued
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Maggie Murphy's home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Maggie Murphy's home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2021.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Maggie Murphy's home